Category Archives: advice

July 12 2016 University Police Officer Training

Well, the day got off to a rocky start at first. I Wanted to do my sit-ups, push-ups AND burpees BEFORE work. When that alarm went off at 5:30, I was like, “Hell no. Guess I am not the morning … Continue reading

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The Positive Side of Bullying

I came up with the title of this article to make people do a double-take. What??? How can he say there is something POSITIVE about bullying? Well, let me clarify what I mean by saying I am drawing the content … Continue reading

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Why Martial Arts Forms Aren’t Useless

On many levels, Bruce Lee is an idol of mine. Why? Because he refused to follow blindly. He knew a true martial artist should question the way things are done, and from there come up with their own way. However, … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Vegas-a Surprisingly Great Place to Get Fit

Here is a guest post from Bridget D’Sophia, a self-proclaimed adrenaline junkie. ***** Vegas: A Surprisingly Great Place to Keep Fit Fitness has always been important to me – I used to spend countless hours at the gym. After a … Continue reading

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Humility, Thomas Carlyle and the Martial Arts

Lately I’ve been thinking about attending my wing chun class again for at least one lesson per week. That got me thinking about one of the most important lessons martial arts ever taught me: humility. As always, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Accept What Comes: Martial Arts Lessons Applied to Daily Life

Last week at my job we went into a staff meeting simply to not sit at our desks bored anymore because we still don’t have work. One of my coworkers told me she just saw the movie IP MAN. (She … Continue reading

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Fighting Adversity

A short video I made about keeping your head up when everyone around you seems to want to beat you down. In short: don’t let them do it!!!

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